Toiler of the Sea signed and dedicated to J.R.R. Tolkien, published by The Golden Quill Press, Publishers, Francetown, New Hampshire in 1965
From the library of J.R.R. Tolkien, poetry book Toiler of the Sea by Magner, James Edmund Jr. Published by The Golden Quill Press, Publishers, Francetown, New Hampshire.
Inscribed and signed by James Edmund Magner, Jr., 1965
5 1/2 inches x 8 in., 92 pp. Contains 64 poems.
Blue cloth spine and sides, with gilt titling, gray-green cloth over boards with gilt device; unclipped, color-printed dustjacket with design by Jeanne Caskie.
The dustjacket spine shows some light tanning.
Inscribed and signed on the Dedication page: July 18, 1965 John Carroll University (To) Professor Tolkein with my respect, warm regards and my wish for your personal fulfillment. [signed]: James Edmund Magner Jr.
Titles include: The Dixie Trumpeter; The Union; Elegy for the Valiant Dead; Plato's Father; Christ of Battle; To My Master and Father, Saint Thomas Aquinas; Blake's Dream; The Bridge of Blessed Danger.
Inside sit two papers, one on the page where the poem Elegy for the Valiant Dead is published, that states to be Dedicated to J.R.R. Tolkien.
The other sits on the page with the poem To my son unborn.
A stunningly beautiful and scarce edition in Fine Condition.
An nice collectable book with poem dedicated to Tolkien, signed and dedicated to Tolkien by the author.
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